Visions of Modernity: American Business and the Modernization of Germany

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VISIONS
OF
MODERNITY

American Business and
the Modernization of Germany

MARY NOLAN

New York Oxford

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

1994

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • Abbreviations xi
  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • Part I - Imagining America 15
  • 2 - Journeys to America 17
  • 3 - The Infatuation with Fordism 30
  • 4 - American Economic Success and German Emulation 58
  • 5 - Work, Workers, and the Workplace in America 83
  • 6 - The Cultural Consequences of Americanism 108
  • Part II - Modernizing Germany 129
  • 7 - The Paradoxes of Productivism 131
  • 8 - Winners and Losers 154
  • 10 - Housework Made Easy 206
  • Epilogue 227
  • Notes 237
  • Bibliographic Essay 307
  • Index 314
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